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Britain flooded with ‘brand police’ to protect sponsors

Martin Hickman The Independent “Olympics organisers have warned businesses that during London 2012 their advertising should not include a list of banned words….” Hundreds of uniformed Olympics officers will begin touring the country today enforcing sponsors’ multimillion-pound marketing deals, in … Continue reading

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This Hidden Food Poisons Your Family – Ignore These Cooked Up Lies

Alexis Baden-Mayer and Ronnie Cummins mercola.com What do a former mouthpiece for tobacco and big oil, a corporate-interest PR flack, and the regional director of a Monsanto-funded tort reform group have in common? They’re all part of the anti-labeling PR … Continue reading

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Gulf of Despair – USA

SBS Journeyman Pictures May 2012 Two years after the Gulf of Mexico disaster BP say the area is back in business. But in reality oil is washing up on the beaches, local residents are falling ill and the peak of … Continue reading

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Rory Sutherland: Perspective is everything

Rory Sutherland TED “Waiting seven minutes for a train with a countdown clock is less frustrating and irritating than waiting four minutes, knuckle-biting, going ‘When’s this train going to arrive?’” (Rory Sutherland) The circumstances of our lives may matter less … Continue reading

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Sexy Inc. Our Children Under Influence

Sophie Bissonnette NFB.ca Sophie Bissonnette’s documentary analyzes the hypersexualization of our environment and its noxious effects on young people. Psychologists, teachers and school nurses criticize the unhealthy culture surrounding our children, where marketing and advertising are targeting younger and younger … Continue reading

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The Beverage that is Even WORSE than High Fructose Corn Syrup Soda

Dr. Mercola mercola.com When a new beverage comes out advertising “60% less sugar—drink it to believe it”—the challenge is on. Same taste; fewer calories to your waist? Sounds good, doesn’t it? But before you throw that Pepsi Next into your … Continue reading

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Bill Gates and 47,500 Cases of Paralysis

Joe Samuel Food Freedom News In India, Monsanto hired Bollywood actors to promote genetically engineered cotton seed to illiterate farmers. Nana Petakar became a brand ambassador for Monsanto. The advertising has been called “aggressive, unscrupulous and false.” Bill Gates, heavily … Continue reading

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Monsanto’s call for GM foods to be labeled

GM Watch NOTE: Who could disagree with Monsanto when it tells us: “You have the right to know what you eat” and “We believe that products that come from biotechnology… should to be labeled.” And afterall, if Monsanto is genuinely … Continue reading

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The Codes of Gender

Sut Jhally Free Speech TV Written and directed by MEF Executive Director Sut Jhally, The Codes of Gender applies the late sociologist Erving Goffman’s groundbreaking analysis of advertising to the contemporary commercial landscape, showing how one of American popular culture’s … Continue reading

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The One and Only Way You Can Tell if a Food is GMO-Free

Dr. Mercola Mercola A bill has recently been introduced in the Vermont state legislature that would require food to be labeled as genetically engineered if it is entirely or partially produced with genetically engineered ingredients. If passed, the bill, H.722, … Continue reading

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